Workplace by Facebook for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 4
  • (141)
  • Security Status

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Chantelle van Heerden
Chantelle van HeerdenUpdated 4 years ago

Game Changing Work Tools

Workplace by Facebook is a Business application created by Facebook. The application provides professional communication system across desktop computers and mobile devices.

Familiar Communication Platform

Workplace by Facebook allows users to create groups, engage in real-time chat and open video calls with associates. This is very helpful for accomplishing any tasks and projects since Facebook is a social media platform used almost by everybody and Workplace by Facebook comes with a familiar interface. The application is currently used by nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.

Communication, Collaboration and Connection

The application helps in connecting every team for productivity. It offers Facebook’s communication technology to any frontline workers using mobile devices so that they can do video calls, instant messaging and even draw polls. This makes communication more instantaneous compared to traditional email communication that may have delays when sending and receiving important messages. If the project lead needs to make announcements in their organization, they can use the application’s Live video feature. This application lets users make their own self-serve repositories, collaboration spaces and 'FYI' groups. Users can keep up with their project’s pace with multi-company groups. They can as well integrate their resources with intranet and share the files on the application. This software is built with Workplace that utilizes every enterprise tools to get the job done. It comes with Authenticated Previews to publish sneak peek of contents for everybody involved in the project. Its folder linking feature allows sharing of newly updated work assets. Similar to Facebook, this application has News Feed with enhanced AI where it reports posts from fellow workers and project announcements. It will help them be updated with business-critical reports as well as let them filter out other reports. On the other hand, users are ensured that their posts are published immediately to the proper recipients.

Integrations Tools For Collaboration

The application has Integrations Directory and support for connecting to other work applications and services. It complies with tools that store information and assisting everybody in the project. This software works with slalom and revevol, as well as most cloud services in Asia Pacific,  Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America and North America. It allows integration of Bot platforms for an enhanced experience. The bots will handle tasks like filing, check payslip privately, signing documents and approval forms and managing time off. The application also translates foreign languages for extra convenience. If users wish for better services, the application comes with a subscription on its Premium version. Users can get Facebook’s enterprise features and administrative controls to facilitate their company community. The company IT team will receive monitoring tools. Users can add custom integrations and bots on the software via APIs. This software has support with any e-discovery tools, compliance providers, Single sign-on (SSO) access control and Active Directory. The software also supports every mobile cloud computing and collaboration platforms like G Suite, Okta and Windows Azure AD. If a problem occurs on the software, administrators can ask Facebook’s email Admin Support.

A Collaborative Platform for Companies

Facebook has moved from casual social platform to a more productive work platform. Workplace by Facebook is a worthwhile collaboration tool for every nonprofit organization, educational institutions and even large companies.


  • Communicate, collaborate and connect in every platform
  • Utilize familiar collaborative tools
  • Supports most local cloud services
  • Do projects with a global community


  • More enterprise and administration features available in Premium version
  • Not recommended to connect with personal Facebook account
  • May automatically redirect users to default browser
  • Does not send mail for registering work ID

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Workplace by Facebook for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.0
  • 4
  • (141)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Workplace by Facebook

  • aung nandarhtoo

    by aung nandarhtoo

    very effective between colleagues and working transactions


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